Yoga Pose: Revolved Crescent Lunge with Extended Arms (Utthita Parivṛtta Aṅjaneyāsana)

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  • Revolved Crescent Lunge with Extended Arms

  • Utthita Parivṛtta Aṅjaneyāsana

  • utthita = extended
  • parivṛtta = revolved
  • aṅjaneya = praise
  • āsana = posture
  • Category:
    Standing / Twist
  • Difficulty:
  • Description:

    From Revolved Crescent Lunge (Parivṛtta Aṅjaneyāsana), slowly release the hands and extend both arms. Bottom hand can touch the floor or float. A block may be used for support when needed. Top hand reaches up towards the sky. Keep both hands straight and the heart remains open. Gaze is upward towards the top hand.

  • Benefits:

    Lengthens and stretches the spine. Creates flexibility in the rib cage. Stimulates the internal abdominal organs and kidneys. Opens the shoulders and strengthens the back muscles.